Ever since the early days of 2600, people have been learning what it takes to compromise voice conversations. Starting with your standard telephone (POTS) line, one can still beige box you with cheap or free used gear. Analog cell phones Continue reading Everything you say is likely compromised
I read a post today on the IAPP‘s Daily DashboardÂ talking about a “privacy-friendly” “positive side of facialÂ recognition”. It suggests that Ontario’s Information and Privacy CommissionerÂ Ann Cavoukian has endorsed this usage of biometric encryption.Â Having a strong understanding of privacy and only Continue reading Are surveillance systems using biometric scanning really privacy-friendly?
If you have a wireless card in your laptop or netbook, you should see if it can be put into monitor mode/promiscuous mode. If so, this means you can “sniff packets” (watch all the internet data flying by your antenna). Continue reading Borrow your neighbours identity